Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.

For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:
Tel: 01938 552 043
Email: touristcentre@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisations

 

2018

MAY
Sun 20th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Weds 23rd: Guided Tour of Terraces. Powis Castle. 11.30am-1pm. Normal Admission, No Booking Required. 01938 551 929
Weds 23rd: Tour of Formal Garden & Nursery, Powis Castle. 2.15pm-3.15pm. Normal Admission, No Booking Required. 01938 551 929
Thurs 24th: Downton Abbey Revealed: Talk on The Story of Highclere Castle by Matthew Williams, Royal Oak. 2.30pm
Sat 26th: Quiz Night, Church House. 7.30pm. Teams of 2-6 players. £2 per person. Refreshments served, bring own drinks.
Sat 26th: Fish & Trips Train, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. 01938 810 441
Sun 27th: Welshpool Music Festival.
Tues 29th: Fun at Powysland Museum, 11.30am-2pm. £3 per child. Under 8's accompanied by adult. Booking Required. 01938 554 656
Weds 30th: Guided Tour of the Terraces. Powis Castle. 11.30am-1pm. Normal Admission, No Booking Required. 01938 551 929
Weds 30th: Tour of Formal Garden & Nursery, Powis Castle. 2.15pm-3.15pm. Normal Admission, No Booking Required. 01938 551 929
Thurs 31st:  3 Giants of Jazz, Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. £12.50 Advance ticket, £15 on door. 01686 640 689

JUNE
Canal Boat Trips every Sunday. 01938 552 043
Sat 2nd: Ricky Storm Night, Church House. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers or Flaunt It.
Advance £10 or £12 on door (Supper Included). Bring own Drinks
. Doors open 7pm
Sat 2nd: Antiques Fair & Valuation Day. Church House. 10am-4pm. Admission £1.
Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free parking, refreshments available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Tues 5th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Fri 8th/Sat 9th: Welshpool Poetry Festival

Sat 9th: Montgomery Open Gardens Trail. 2pm-5.30pm. Start at Montgomery Town Hall
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 9th/ Sun 10th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend.
Sat 16th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Welsh Tea Train. 01938 810 441
Sat 16th/Sun 17th:
Really Wild Weekend, Bugs and Birds. Llanfyllin Workhouse. 07534 354 082
Sat 16th/Sun 17th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 17th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Father's Day. 01938 810 441
Sun 17th: NGS Day, Gregynog. 11am-4pm. £3 adult, £1 child. 01686 650 224
Sun 17th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Mon 18th/Sat 30th: Gregynog Festival. 01686 807 100
Thurs 21st: NGS Powys Castle & Garden. 10am-5.30pm. £13, Child £6.50
Sat 23rd: Charity Concert 'Restore the Montgomery Canal'.Town Hall, doors open 7pm. Tickets from Welshpool Tourist Information Centre. £8
Sat 23rd: Pig Fest V. Adult & Family Tickets Available. 07891 199 339

Sat 23rd/Sun 24th:
'Bike with the Belles'. Meet at Flash Leisure Centre. Free for accomplished lady riders with road worthy bikes and helmets.
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th: Welshpool Festival of Transport. For more details: http://welshpooltransportfestival.org.uk/
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th: 'Music for the Monty'. Music Event to Raise Money for the Montgomery Canal. For more details: www.musicforthemonty.co.uk
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th:
Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 24th/Mon 25th: NGS Garthmyl Hall Garden. 1pm-4.30pm. £3.50, Child Free
Sat 30th: Craft Fair, Corn Exchange. 10am-3.30pm. 07813 796 250

Sat 30th: National Garden Scheme, 1 Church Bank. 12-5pm. £3.50, Child Free
Sat 30th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 0186 640 689

JULY
Canal Boat Trips every Sunday. 01938 552 043
Sun 1st: National Garden Scheme, 1 Church Bank. 12-5pm. £3.50, Child Free
Sun 1st: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 1st: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Canada Day.01938 810 441
Mon 2nd: Bonhams Valuation Day, Gregynog. 11am-3pm. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Tues 3rd: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Fri 6th: Summer Wine Tasting, Gregynog. 7pm. £20, booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 7th: Montgomery Street Fair
Sat 7th/Sun 8th: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free parking, refreshments available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Sat 7th/Sun 8th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 7th/ Sun 8th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Fri 13th: Mark Drew Show, Church House. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers. £10 Advance, £12 on door. Supper included, bring own drinks. 07782 166 342
Fri 13th/Sun 15th: Workhouse Party 2018, Llanfyllin Workhouse. Fun for all the Family. 01691 649 062
Fri 13th/Sun 15th: Welshpool Country & Music Festival. For more details: http://countrywestern.org.uk/

Sat 14th/ Sun 15th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Welsh Tea Train. 01938 810 441
Sat 14th/Sun 15th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 21st: Trelystan Church Fete
Sat 21st/ Sun 22nd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 21st/Sun 22nd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, Open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 22nd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Fish & Chips Train. 01938 810 441

Sun 22nd: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 22nd: Mid Wales Opera Gala, Gregynog. 6pm. Tickets £16. 01686 614 563
Mon 23rd/Thurs 26th: Royal Welsh Show.
Tues 24th: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Powys Castle. 7.00pm. Adults £16, Child £10. Booking Fee Applies. 0344 249 1895
Sat 28th/Sun 29th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689

 

AUGUST
Canal Boat Trips every Sunday and Bank Holidays. 01938 552 043
Sat 4th/ Sun 5th:
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 4th/ Sun 5th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Young Members Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 4th/Sun 5th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 4th/Sun 5th: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free Parking, Refreshments Available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Sun 5th: Welshpool Carnival
Tues 7th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Tues 7th: Wild Play at Severn Farm Pond. 11am-1pm. £2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. MWT. 01938 555 654
Wed 8th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Fish & Chips Train. 01938 810 441
Thurs 9th: Guilsfield Show
Thurs 9th/Sun 12th: Phoenix Alternative Festival, Llanfyllin Workhouse. 01691 649 062
Fri 10th/Sat 11th: Shrewsbury Flower Show
Sat 11th/Sun 12th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686640 689
Sun 12th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Tues 14th: Wild Play at Severn Farm Pond. 11am-1pm. £2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. MWT. 01938 55 654
Thurs 16th: Shakespeare at the Castle, 'The Merchant of Venice'. Montgomery. 7pm. 01686 668 442
Sat 18th: Montgomery Show
Sat 18th/Sun 19th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 18th/ Sun 19th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 18th/ Sun 19th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Ham Radio Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 25th: Berriew Show
Sat 25th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Fish & Chips Train. 01938 810 441
Sat 25th/Sun 26th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 26th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Fri 31st: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Annual Gala Weekend. 01938 810 441

SEPTEMBER
Canal Trips every Sunday. 01938 552 043

Montgomery Music Month
Sat 1st: Llanfair Caereinion Show
Sat 1st/ Sun 2nd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Annual Gala Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 1st/Sun 2nd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 1st/Sun 2nd: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free parking, Light Refreshments Available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Tues 4th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Sat 6th: Wedding Open Evening, Gregynog. 6pm-9pm. 01686 650 224
Sat 8th/Sun 9th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 9th: Open Doors, Gregynog. 12pm-4pm. 01686 650 224

Sat 15th/ Sun 16th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Teddy Bear Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 15th/Sun 16th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Weds 19th: Bird Group Talk 'Shropshire Birds- A Diverse Picture' with Alan Heath. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Sat 22nd/Sun 23rd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 22nd/ Sun 23rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sun 23rd: Walk for Tease in Aid of Hope House

Fri 28th/Sun 30th: 1940's Weekend, Welshpool. welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk
Sat 29th: Tea Dance, Church House, Welshpool. 2.00pm-5.00pm. £5
Sat 29th: An Evening with Iolo Williams, Gregynog. 7pm. Tickets £35 including Buffet. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 29th/Sun 30th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 30th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 30th: Race the Train, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

OCTOBER
Fri 5th/ Sat 6th: Monty's Brewery Oktober Fest at The Cottage, Montgomery
Fri 5th-Sun 7th: Montgomery Walking Festival
Sat 6th/Sun 7th: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free parking, Refreshments Available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Sat 13th/Sun 14th: National Garden Scheme, Dingle Nursery Garden. 9am-5pm. £3.50, Child Free
Sun 14th: NGS Day, Gregynog. 11am-4pm. Adult £3, child £1. 01686 650 224
Weds 17th: Bird Group Talk,'An Illustrated Talk with Simon Boyes'. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Fri 19th: Flag Up Ceremony for Remembrance, 2.00pm. Tourist Information Centre
Sun 21st: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 21st: NGS Glansevern Hall Gardens. 10.30am-5pm. Adult £7.50, Child£3.50
Sat 27th: Mid Wales Model Railway Show, Welshpool Town Hall. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Admission £4. Accompanied children go free
Sat 27th: Halloween at Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. 01938 810 441
Sat 27th: Halloween Ball, Gregynog. 7pm. £35 per ticket, minimum of 8 tickets. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 27th/Sun 28th: Halloween Weekend, Gregynog. 11am-3pm. £5 per child. Booking not required. 01686 650 224

NOVEMBER
Sat 3rd: Firework Night, Maesydre
Fri 9th: Festival of Remembrance
Fri 9th: Festive Wine Tasting, Gregynog. 7pm. £20. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 11th: Remembrance Day
Sat 17th: Craft Fair, Corn Exchange. 10am-3.30pm. 07813 796 250
Sun 18th: Winter Birdwatch at Llyn Coed y Dinas. 2pm-4pm. 01938 555 654
Weds 21st: Bird Group Talk 'Forty Years on Farne Islands' with Graham Wren. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Sun 25th: Flag Down Ceremony, Tourist Information Centre. 12.30pm
Fri 30th: Welshpool Christmas Lights

DECEMBER
Sat 1st: Welshpool Winter Festival
Sun 2nd: Christmas Concert by Gregynog Young Musicians, Gregynog. 3pm. Tickets £15. 01686 650 224
Tues 4th: Christmas Decorations Workshop, Gregynog. 10am-4pm. £40 per person including morning coffee, two cousre lunch & afternoon tea. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Thurs 6th: Christmas Decorations Workshop, Gregynog. 10am-4pm. £40 per person to include morning coffee, two course lunch & afternoon tea. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 8th/Sun 9th: Santa's Grotto, Gregynog. 11am-3pm. £5 per child. Booking not required. 01686 650 224
Sun 9th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Sat 15th: Pantomime 'Aladdin', Gregyog. 1pm & 3pm. Adults £12, child £7, family £32. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 15th/ Sun 16th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Sun 16th: Festive Lunch, Gregynog. £24.95 per person, child £12.95. Booking Required. 01686 650 224
Sat 22nd/ Sun 23rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Fri 28th: Christmas Rock n Roll Night with Two Alike, Church House Welshpool